The King of Rome (Derby CAN workshop)

Weekly, Friday.
The workshops are all inspired by the story of the West End's Charlie Hudson & his legendary racing pigeon The King of Rome. 

Each workshop will explore the story & the themes of hope, home, local heroes, dreams & aspirations & how we lift ourselves on shining wings through the storms of life.

There will be soup & good conversation at each workshop, with the opportunity to engage in creative activity. No experience is needed & anyone is welcome to come along to the pub & enjoy the atmosphere & community spirit.

Each workshop will be co-facilitated by Jen Sumner, Lucy Ward & Liz Le Drew. There will be a focus on different creative activities each time.


The Maypole Inn


Time: 4pm - 6pm
Performance time: 2 hours


General: FREE

What To Expect...

Lucy Ward, folk musician, will sing songs & encourage words & music.


Liz Le Drew, visual artist, will encourage collective art pieces including collage, origami & shadow puppetry making.

Jen Sumner, Theatre practitioner, will encourage creative storytelling through movement, words and puppetry – using the ideas that have been created with the community. We will also talk about if and how we would like to see this work developed next year.


All workshops will take place at The Maypole Pub, Brook Street, Derby from 16:00 pm until 18:00 pm.